CH5 - Setting the environment, missing LDFLAGS

Ryan.Oliver at Ryan.Oliver at
Wed Jun 11 18:18:20 PDT 2003

> I am reading Greg and Ryans pure_lfs.txt hint and the cvs text at the
> same time to make sure I "follow the instructions".  In the hint, Greg
> mentions putting LDFLAGS=-s into the lfs user's .bash_profile file.  In
> the cvs book, this is missing.
> Is this an issue?

Not really, without it packages will not be stripped of debugging symbols
(in most cases) but that shouldn't affect the functionality of anything,
only the size of the finished binaries/libs.

The debugging symbols can be removed afterwards using the method described
"Chapter 9. The End"


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